verb (used with object), im·plored, im·plor·ing.
verb (used without object), im·plored, im·plor·ing.
- implied consent,
- implied warranty,
- implosion therapy,
Origin of implore
Examples from the Web for imploringly
Her voice rose at that, her hand tightened upon his; she looked at him imploringly.The Purple Heights|Marie Conway Oemler
There was a brief silence, while he looked at her imploringly and miserably.Unleavened Bread|Robert Grant
His mother raised her weeping eyes silently and imploringly to his face.Mark Hurdlestone|Susanna Moodie
He looked at Lieutenant Fraser imploringly, and drew his blanket still more closely about him.The Plow-Woman|Eleanor Gates
The tears burst from her eyes, and her hot hand clung to his imploringly.Sandra Belloni, Complete|George Meredith
Word Origin for implore
c.1500, from Middle French implorer and directly from Latin implorare "call for help, beseech," originally "invoke with weeping," from assimilated form of in- "on, upon" (see in- (2)) + plorare "to weep, cry out." Related: Implored; imploring; imploringly.